The Hottest Hair Color Trends of 2023
As the seasons change, so do trends in hair color. 2023 has already brought forth an array of hair color trends you’ve heard your clients asking for again and again. And as we enter a new season, you’re going to hear even more. From blended blondes to brunettes with a twist, let us guide you through the top hair color trends sure to hit your salon in the coming months.
Blended blonde hair is all about achieving a seamless transition between different shades of blonde. This technique involves combining highlights, lowlights and balayage to create a multidimensional effect. The result is a natural-looking and radiant blonde!
Strawberry Brown Balayage
For clients seeking a unique twist on traditional brown hues, strawberry brown balayage is the perfect choice. This trend combines warm brown tones with strawberry blonde highlights, resulting in a luscious and eye-catching blend. It's playful and perfect for a summer refresh!
This transformation consisted of a new base color, foilyage for brighter pieces and lowlights.
Blonde Money Piece
Money, money, money! The blonde money piece continues to reign supreme in 2023, and it’s only getting bolder! The money piece frames the face with striking platinum blonde highlights. This technique adds a vibrant touch to any base color, creating a high-contrast look with a trendy edge.
Kacy was nominated for a One Shot award for this stunning red and striking blonde money piece.
While black hair is timeless, the cool soft black trend takes it to a new level. This shade incorporates cool undertones combined with hints of dark blue or purple, adding depth and dimension to black hair. The result is a sophisticated and modern look…with a little mystery.
Cool Soft Black
Low Maintenance Platinum
For clients who crave the icy allure of platinum hair without the constant upkeep, the low maintenance platinum trend is a game changer. This technique combines darker roots with strategically placed platinum highlights, creating a manageable and effortlessly chic style.
A vibrant and captivating color trend for 2023, ruby red hair is all the rage. This shade combines deep red hues with hints of burgundy and cherry tones, creating a stunning, edgy look. Whether you choose an all-over ruby red color or mix things up with highlights, this trend will add intensity and flair to your clients’ style.
Haley used both Rusk lightener and color to achieve this fiery mane!
Honey blonde is a warm and luxurious hair color trend that complements a wide range of skin tones. This shade blends golden and caramel hues for a smooth and silky look that captures the essence of honey. This blonde variation adds radiance and brightness to locks, making it a popular choice for clients looking to try something new.
The ginger brunette trend combines the mild warmth of ginger with deep brown shades, resulting in a captivating update on your classic brunette. This color combination adds new dimensions to brown hair, making it a great option for clients seeking a unique twist on traditional brunette looks without a lot of risk.
This spiced up version of brunette adds a fun twist by using warm, ginger hues!
Baby highlights shine by being delicate and subtle, adding just a touch of brightness and mimicking a sun-kissed effect. This technique involves applying ultra-fine highlights throughout the hair, offering a low-maintenance option to any hair color. Baby highlights are the perfect place for first-time color clients to start!
No time for the sun? No problem! Using Rusk’s Ultimate Blonde Lightener, you can get the same effect!
This trend takes inspiration from the earthy hues of mushrooms, creating a natural, yet unique, look for your client. This shade combines cool brown tones with hints of ash and mauve, resulting in a soft and ethereal color. Mushroom brunette is an excellent choice for clients looking to experiment with a non-traditional brunette shade.
Pearly blonde is a luminous and iridescent hair color trend that resembles the shimmering glow of pearls. This shade incorporates silver and platinum tones with hints of soft lavender or pink, resulting in a multifaceted, mesmerizing take on traditional blonde looks.
This pearled blonde is the perfect blend of trendy and classic.
Like the name suggests, this technique blends luxurious caramel tones with your client’s natural hair color, resulting in a subtle, elevated look. Hand-painted caramel highlights create a sun-kissed effect, adding soft depth and dimension while maintaining a natural feel.
This brunette melted into caramel allows your client to feel brighter while still maintaining a natural, warm look!
A hair trend just as delicious as the fruit it's named for, apricot red is a warm and vibrant hair color trend that combines fiery red with soft orangey undertones. This shade adds a touch of warmth and intensity to red hair, creating a juicy, luscious look for your clients.
Soften up your flaming red looks by incorporating soft hues of apricot!
Blushed Chocolate Brown
Combining the luxuriousness of rich chocolate with soft rosy undertones, this sensuous shade adds extra warmth and vitality to brown hair, creating a soft and sophisticated look. Blushed Chocolate Brown is a perfect choice for clients who want a subtle, eye-catching twist on classic brunette looks.
Chocolates and roses have always paired well together, so this look just makes sense!
Whether your client prefers bold and vibrant shades or soft and natural blends, there is a 2023 hair color trend to suit every personality and style. Get every hair color essential you need at Marlobeauty.com to prepare for every request that comes to your chair!